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... Thanks for the post . Right now ..I am using actiq "fentanyl" those are for a break thru meds they come in a lollypop . works real well .I do appriecate your post and what was wrong with your back ? thanks (4 replies)
... I had radio frequency ablation done last November and after 13 months, I am still getting relief. ... (4 replies)
... on my lumbar facet joints. I have heard my doctor call it both of those terms, "facet rhizotomy," and "radio frequency ablation." So, I believe they are the same procedure. It is where they burn the pain nerves that serve the facet joints. It has helped me a lot! ... (8 replies)

... I have the right side of my neck done on the 15th with radio frequency and I didn't have that much pain. The only thing I have is numbness on the back of my neck. This wednesday I am having the other side done. ... (23 replies)
... S1. Disc bulging at all 3 lumbar levels. ... (19 replies)
... I know some of you have had facet joint injections and I am trying to gather information on radio freqency ablation which is what the pain clinic is recommending for my treatment following 2 sets of joint injections. ... (6 replies)
... op. Docs assumed it was referred pain from lumbar spine, heck, I did too. But all the scans and a myelogram said otherwise. ... (3 replies)
... one lumbar and the other cervical. The Lumbar RFA did absolutely nothing... ... (4 replies)
... Dear Bob, Hi! I have arthritis in my lumbar facet joints (L3, L4, L5), and have had injections there. For me, they took away the pain, but it came back after a month or two. So, I had the next procedure which is RFA (radio frequency ablation) where they burn the pain nerves that serve the facet joints. This works well for me-it gives me pain relief for about 8 months, but some... (2 replies)
... Hi! I have had good success with facet injections in my lumbar area. I went through a series of ESI shots a few years ago and they did not reduce my pain enough. ... (8 replies)
... I had facet injections on my lumbar L3, L4, and L5, because I have bad arthritis there. I got pain relief, but it only lasted a few weeks. Then I had the lidocaine, numbing test. ... (6 replies)
... The thing is...if your lower lumbar spine is unstable from the spondy, you run the risk of causing further damage and, indeed, making things worse... ... (19 replies)
... Welcome to the board. An injection may provide a little bit of relief but you have so many degenerative issues going on that I would be surprised if surgery is not required to get you back up on your feet. Your lower three levels of the lumbar spine, L3 to S1 are showing degenerative changes and there is a spondylolisthesis at L4-5 and possibly at L5-S1. This is where one... (19 replies)
... I have not had it done for neck pain, but did have a three level bilateral done on my lumbar spine. Major improvement there. Unfortunately for me, my right SI joint has flared up again. ... (1 replies)
... Emily, I can't get disability because I haven't worked for the passed ten years, and the lawyer I talked to said my husband made too much. We are what some would call "insurance poor". Surgery was the last resort in my case Emily and my surgery was done @ the spine institute @ the Cleveland Clinic by the best Ortho there....Janiee....P.S. Since I've been with my new PM (not... (12 replies)
... I have had the RF procedure done on my lumbar spine and I can tell you I will NEVER have it done again!!! ... (23 replies)
... FREQUENCY ABLATION SURGERY ? ... (3 replies)
... sthetics, steroids or phenol in and around the facet joint. While these techniques can produce short term pain relief, it is hoped that the use of radiofrequency ablation will produce more durable pain relief. ... (3 replies)
Jan 3, 2003
... I was too, with my lumbar fusion, however, a year and a half later, trouble with my cervical area and then, the return of lumbar trouble, very bummed out about that. ... (2 replies)
... I will ask neurotomy or radio frequency tomorrow when I see him. ... (13 replies)

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